Candidates Approved for Ordination and Commissioning

5D3_3272KANSAS CITY, MO (June 27, 2015) – Delegates to the 130th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church this morning approved the following candidates for Ordination to Word and Sacrament, Ordination to Word and Service, finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as commissioning. Tonight’s worship service will celebrate the ordination and commissioning of these individuals.

Ordained to Word and Sacrament

  • David Beck, Sanctuary Covenant Church, in Sacramento, CA
  • Jeremy L. Berg, MainStreet Covenant Church, in Mound, MN
  • David A. Bergstrom, Altru Health System, in Grand Forks, ND
  • Ronald D. Bowman, Evangelical Covenant Church, in Antioch, CA
  • Theodore A. Burrows, Modesto Covenant Church, in Modesto, CA
  • Adam S. Butler, Columbia Grove Covenant Church, in East Wenatchee, WA
  • Kristen A. Carlson, Mission Healthcare, in San Diego, CA
  • David R. Chambers, Hope Community Evangelical Covenant Church, in Houston, TX
  • Aaron Cho, Quest Church, in Seattle, WA
  • Kimberly A. Crawford, Covenant World Mission, in Chicago, IL
  • Peter D. Foster, The Shelter Covenant Church, in Pacheco, CA
  • Dominique D. Gilliard, Convergence Covenant Church, in Oakland, CA
  • Sergio Gonzalez, Iglesia del Pacto Vida Plena, in Chicago, IL
  • David E. Greenidge, Tigard Covenant Church, in Tigard, OR
  • Mark A. Habluetzel, Hope Covenant Church, in El Dorado, KS
  • Joan Hayward, Faith Covenant Church, in St. Petersburg, FL
  • Karl R. Helvig, Centennial Covenant Church, in Littleton, CO
  • Nathan R. Hillman, Thomastown Covenant Church, in Staples, MN
  • Brandon J. Hovey, Hope Covenant Church, in Chandler, AZ
  • Gregory P. Johnson, Evangelical Covenant Church, in Elgin, IL
  • Catherine A. Kaminski, Trinity Community Church, in Cincinnati, OH
  • Steven D. Kilburn, Zion Covenant Church, in Jamestown, NY
  • Brian D. King, Community Covenant Church, in El Cajon, CA
  • Jerry M. Kosanovich, Palo Congregational Church, in Aurora, MN
  • Nicole F. Laing, Stoneridge Covenant Church, in Allison Park, PA
  • Adam T. London, Evangelical Covenant Church, in Unalakleet, AK
  • Úna F. Lucey-Lee, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, in Madison, WI
  • Robert S. McGee, Life Community Church, in Roseville, CA
  • Filomeno Nesta, Nueva Esperanza Covenant Church, in Brentwood, CA
  • Jeffrey C. Olson, Catalyst Covenant Church, in St. Paul, MN
  • Nathanael F. Putnam, Kallam Grove Christian Church, in Madison, NC
  • Gregory A. Reiner, First Covenant Church, in Mason City, IA
  • James D. Rose, Covenant Youth of Alaska, in Unalakleet, AK
  • Michelle T. Sanchez, Highrock Covenant Church, in Arlington, MA
  • Toni K. Schwabe, Rice Creek Covenant Church, in Lino Lakes, MN
  • Allan G. Serrano, Midsouth Conference, in Rogers, AR
  • Rebekah C. Strobel, Selah Covenant Church, in Selah, WA
  • Michael D. Thomas Jr., Radiant Covenant Church, in Renton, WA
  • Alicia M. Vela, DeerGrove Covenant Church, in Palatine, IL
  • Ho Jin Yoo, Cornerstone Church of Boston, in Medford, MA

Ordained to Word and Service

  • Daniel C. Beach, The Journey Center, in Santa Rosa, CA
  • Jesse W. Bolinder, Harbert Community Church, in Harbert, MI
  • Neil T. Botts, Christ Church, in East Greenwich, RI
  • Eric G. Cave, First Covenant Church, in Portland, OR
  • Rosemary A. Lee-Norman, Sanctuary Covenant Church, in Minneapolis, MN
  • Seth G. Lindberg, Redeemer Covenant Church, in Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Stephanie Ahn Mathis, West Hills Covenant Church, in Portland, OR
  • Martha J. Morey, Evangelical Covenant Church, in Hinsdale, IL

Transfer of Ordination

  • Michael R. Baker, Life Covenant Church Fort Bend, in Sugar Land, TX
  • Brian C. Dietz, Highrock Covenant Church, in Arlington, MA
  • Aaron Johnson, Tri-Worship Covenant Church, in Federal Way, WA
  • Keith D. Meyer, Hope Covenant Church, in St. Cloud, MN
  • Cislin G. Williams, Faith Christian Center, in Miami, FL
  • Winston W. Williams, Faith Christian Center, in Miami, FL


  • Chadwick L. Persons, Bluewater Covenant Camp, in Grand Rapids, MN
  • Mark E. Peterson, Northwest Covenant Church, in Mount Prospect, IL
  • Nicholas A. Pringle, Pine Lake Covenant Church, in Sammamish, WA


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